Posts Tagged ‘rpg’

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle review

September 4th, 2017 No comments


So this is a game that was rumored a bit before the big Switch reveal event in January, the question on everyone’s mind was “Why?” with a bit of “This can’t be real” and “The Rabbids are still a thing?”. Pre-E3 we got a leak, a picture of Rabbid Peach, which lead to “Okay this looks bad”. However not long after that leak there was another leak, showing internal release plan materials and some gameplay details and… my curiosity was piqued. Then at E3 proper I think everyone remembers the moment where Miyamoto went on stage to present the game and creative director Davide Soliani got super emotional… That’s when I got really excited. This was clearly a project of passion (something that’s not a frequent occurrence at Ubisoft). Plus the gameplay trailer looked really fun.

So the hype was pretty big, early impressions were just straight up positive, and finally we got it in our hands. I finished the main story as of this writing, though there’s still plenty of content to go if I so wish, but first let’s review this!

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Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King review

February 20th, 2017 No comments

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
I fucking love Dragon Quest. I’ve said this many times before and I’ll keep repeating it.

Dragon Quest 8 was a weird one because most people bought it not for the game itself, but for a demo for Final Fantasy 12 (which is weird to buy a game to get a demo to a game that’s not as good). It was also the first Dragon Quest release in Europe (poor bastards waiting so long to get one). So I got it like everyone else and somehow didn’t get really far into it, less than halfway. I’m not too sure why, something else got my attention at the time I guess.

So now that I’m playing it again I can finally see all the stuff I missed the first time!

Let’s go and see why this game is great!

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Categories: 3DS, Games, Handheld, impressions, Review

Games I won’t review – Digimon World: Next Order

February 7th, 2017 No comments

Digimon World: Next Order
So last year we got Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth, and my review for that was pretty positive. It was a fairly standard JRPG with the whole digivolving concept that let you have a large variety of Digimon in your party. It wasn’t the most amazing RPG out there but it did the job quite well.

So I figured, hey, why not buy the follow up. However I should’ve read this game’s title correctly, because this isn’t Digimon Story like Cyber Sleuth was, this is Digimon World. And what I got when I turned on the game just baffled me.

Why is this a “Game I won’t review”? Well, simple enough: I’m about 10 hours in, and I’m tired of it, and despite all that time spent I’m not even through Chapter 1 yet (don’t know how many chapters there are, don’t care). I’m basically writing this as a review, but please don’t take it as such.

Let’s go!

(this is really long for a “not review”, but I can’t consider it an actual review)

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Grim Dawn impressions

December 8th, 2016 No comments

So this is one I had completely missed on release, but I don’t really know why. It’s something that’s right up my alley, as someone who played lots of Diablo and even more Diablo 2 and was exceedingly disappointed by Diablo 3 (yet still played a decent amount of it).

I was about to buy this on Steam during the latest sale, but then it was on humble bundle, so for the same price I also got Legend of Grimrock 2 and something else I wanted (and a bunch of crap I care not about), so that was the better deal. (yes that probably means I’ll review Grimrock 2 if I can manage to get to it)

I haven’t played enough yet to really “review” this, and I don’t plan to (because that would require me to replay the game many times with different classes and I’m not even done with my first character yet, though I think I’m nearing the end). So this is an impressions post, rather than an actual review.

Read on and see if I like this so far.

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MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death impressions

October 16th, 2016 No comments


I pick up random games. This is one of them.

I won’t write a full in-depth review of this one, for the same reason I don’t review other games of this genre anymore. It’s just very similar to other games out there.

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Categories: Games, Handheld, impressions

I am Setsuna review

August 11th, 2016 No comments


This was a cool announcement on Square Enix’s side last year. A classic JRPG reminiscent of many of their classic SNES games. Though we didn’t get the Vita version (would’ve been my version of choice, as usual), I’m still happy we got it here. I ended up getting the PC version, which may have been a mistake but WHATEVER.

So read on and see if it’s good!

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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir review

August 11th, 2016 No comments

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir
Odin Sphere was a fairly popular RPG on PS2. It was also a game I never played. Not for lack of wanting, but at the time I was a teenager and didn’t exactly have the funds to buy all the games I wanted like I do now. So this was one I skipped on.

Unlike most remasters I was pretty happy about this one, just because I would finally get to play it, and honestly I think PS2-era games are getting old enough to warrant that kind of release unlike idiotic game companies remastering games that were on PS3 and 360.

So let’s see how this game I missed is!

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Trillion: God of Destruction review

April 4th, 2016 No comments


Sometimes I buy games without having any idea what I’m getting into. I didn’t even watch a single video for Trillion: God of Destruction before pre-ordering it. I didn’t look up even a bit of info. Heck, when I pre-ordered it it didn’t even have a box art yet.

So without messing around too much here, let’s go and see if this random pre-order was a good buy or not!
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Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam review

February 5th, 2016 No comments

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
I actually never finished a Mario & Luigi game. I played them all, but I kinda lost interest on each of them before getting to the end. Not sure why. But I did play both proper Paper Mario games to the end and really enjoyed those, and I played through Super Mario RPG a ton of times. So I don’t know what’s up with M&L that never keeps my attention.

But I still figured I’d get this and play it ALL THE WAY THROUGH! And I was totally gonna do that, until the game randomly crashed. I was near the end of the second-to-last area, and the game decided “it’s been about 2 hours since you saved, better crash now”. Well fuck you too, game.

So as you can guess, I didn’t finish this one either! But fuck it, I’m reviewing it anyways.

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Undertale review

December 6th, 2015 No comments

I’m about to have a bad time… with writing this review. Seriously, I have no idea how to review Undertale.

Undertale is such a weird, interesting game that does a lot of very unique thing that… it kinda feels like even talking about some of the game mechanics are heavy story spoilers. Seriously, this is not an easy game to review.

So… If you want to know what I think, skip the entire thing and read my overall thoughts.

Read on and see what I liked about Undertale! As spoiler-free as I can, hopefully. Look, I won’t even name a single character in the game, make it easy.
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Categories: Games, independant, indie, PC, Review